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Last updated: 6 March 2021
Datum:Dienstag 5 Oktober 2004
Zeit:ca 12:37
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-12
Fluggesellschaft:Sarit Airlines
Kennzeichen: ST-SAF
Werknummer: 00347606
Baujahr: 1970
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:68 km (42.5 Meilen) von Heglig (   Sudan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:El Obeid Airport (EBD/HSOB), Sudan
Flug nach:Juba Airport (JUB/HSSJ), Südsudan
The Antonov, piloted by four Russian crew members, reportedly left El Obeid around 11:35 for a flight to Juba. En route at FL170 the airplane is understood to have suffered engine problems. The crew decided to divert to Heglig. The aircraft crashed inverted in a wooded area, killing all aboard.

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photo of Antonov-An-12-EK-12222
accident date: 05-10-2004
type: Antonov An-12
registration: EK-12222

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from El Obeid Airport to Juba Airport as the crow flies is 928 km (580 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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